About this book
Surgery of the Pancreas and Spleen provides an illustrative, instructive, and
comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles
essential to surgical therapy in pancreatic and splenic disorders. The chapters
provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with various pancreatic
and splenic disorders, spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally
invasive procedures. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical
considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications
are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is
illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic
or technical principles. A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book
is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » General Surgery - Jaundice - Laparoscopy - Pancreatitis - Splenic
Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Surgery
Table of contents
Part 1: Pancreas—Benign.- Management of Necrotizing Pancreatitis.- Acute Pancreatitis.- Chronic Pancreatitis: From Endotherapy to Surgery.- Pancreas Divisum.- Pancreatic Pseudocysts.- Obstructive Jaundice: Preoperative Evaluation.- Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas.- Part 2: Pancreas—Malignant.- Pancreatic Carcinoma.- Nonfunctioning Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors.- Part 3: Spleen—Benign.- Splenectomy.- Cyst and Abscess of the Spleen.- Part 4: Spleen—Malignant.- Malignant Diseases of the Spleen.- Advanced Gastric and Pancreatic Laparoscopic Procedures.
Authors & Editors
This book is edited by a team of experts from across the globe. Kirby I. Bland, MD, is based at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, in the USA, where he is the Fay Fletcher Kerner Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and the Deputy Director at the Comprehensive Cancer. Michael G. Sarr, MD is the James C. Marson Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN in the USA. Markus W. Büchler, MD, is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Attila Csendes, MD FACS(Hon) is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital in Santiago, Chile. O. James Garden, MBChB MD FRCS(Ed) FRCP(Ed) FRACS(Hon), is the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in the UK. John Wong, BSc(Med(Syd)) MBBS(Syd) PhD(Syd) MD(Hon(Syd)) FRACS FRCS(Edin) FRCS(Glasg) FACS(Hon) is the Chair Professor for the Department of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, China.